The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 16 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing Retail 65 57 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.57% 6.88% 5.38%
As % of the General category 20.63% 16.52% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 27
Median daily rate £400 £463 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £633 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+134.37% -48.80%
Retail
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

General Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
315 345 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 46.39% 41.62% 38.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 157 210
Median daily rate £401 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 11
Median hourly rate £10.24 £16.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.96% +32.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region.

Retail Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Retail
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Retail across the Milton Keynes region.

Retail Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Retail.

1 38 (30.40%) Banking
2 37 (29.60%) Finance
3 34 (27.20%) E-Commerce
4 29 (23.20%) Project Management
5 24 (19.20%) Microsoft
6 22 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (14.40%) Retail Banking
9 16 (12.80%) Business Analysis
10 15 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (11.20%) DevOps
11 14 (11.20%) SQL
12 13 (10.40%) Oracle
12 13 (10.40%) SLA
13 11 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (8.00%) Java
14 10 (8.00%) MS Excel
14 10 (8.00%) ITIL
14 10 (8.00%) PRINCE2
14 10 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (7.20%) MS PowerPoint
15 9 (7.20%) Degree
15 9 (7.20%) Python
15 9 (7.20%) Data Modelling
15 9 (7.20%) Data Quality
16 8 (6.40%) Technical Analysis
16 8 (6.40%) Automotive
16 8 (6.40%) SAS

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.40%) SAS
2 3 (2.40%) Confluence
2 3 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.80%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.80%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 10 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (6.40%) MS Office
4 5 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.80%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.80%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.80%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.20%) SaaS
3 1 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.80%) BGP
1 1 (0.80%) MPLS
1 1 (0.80%) Multicast
1 1 (0.80%) Network Security
1 1 (0.80%) OSPF
1 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (6.40%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 7 (5.60%) Hadoop
3 7 (5.60%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.80%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (3.20%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.80%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.80%) DB2
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.80%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.80%) JIRA
2 4 (3.20%) HP UFT
3 3 (2.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (2.40%) ERwin
4 1 (0.80%) Ant
4 1 (0.80%) eggPlant
4 1 (0.80%) Hudson
4 1 (0.80%) Maven
4 1 (0.80%) Selenium
4 1 (0.80%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.80%) Toad
General
1 38 (30.40%) Banking
2 37 (29.60%) Finance
3 18 (14.40%) Retail Banking
4 8 (6.40%) Automotive
5 7 (5.60%) Marketing
6 5 (4.00%) Corporate Banking
6 5 (4.00%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.60%) German Language
7 2 (1.60%) Legal
7 2 (1.60%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (24.00%) Project Manager
2 29 (23.20%) Analyst
3 15 (12.00%) Architect
4 13 (10.40%) Digital Project Manager
5 12 (9.60%) Business Analyst
6 10 (8.00%) Development Manager
6 10 (8.00%) Software Development Manager
6 10 (8.00%) Software Manager
7 9 (7.20%) Banking Analyst
7 9 (7.20%) IT Manager
8 7 (5.60%) Delivery Project Manager
8 7 (5.60%) IT Project Manager
8 7 (5.60%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.80%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (4.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 6 (4.80%) Senior IT Manager
9 6 (4.80%) Senior Manager
9 6 (4.80%) Senior Project Manager
9 6 (4.80%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.60%) Hibernate
2 6 (4.80%) .NET
2 6 (4.80%) Middleware
3 4 (3.20%) MSMQ
3 4 (3.20%) REST
3 4 (3.20%) SOAP
3 4 (3.20%) WCF
4 2 (1.60%) HTML
5 1 (0.80%) CSS
5 1 (0.80%) J2EE
5 1 (0.80%) jQuery
5 1 (0.80%) JSP
5 1 (0.80%) JSTL
5 1 (0.80%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.80%) Struts
5 1 (0.80%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (0.80%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.80%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.20%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.40%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.40%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.60%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.60%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.60%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.60%) User Experience
7 1 (0.80%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.80%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.80%) Derivative
7 1 (0.80%) EPoS
7 1 (0.80%) FMCG
7 1 (0.80%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.80%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.80%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.80%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.80%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.80%) Unix
1 6 (4.80%) Windows
2 4 (3.20%) MVS
3 3 (2.40%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.80%) Linux
4 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.20%) E-Commerce
2 29 (23.20%) Project Management
3 22 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (12.80%) Business Analysis
6 15 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (11.20%) DevOps
8 10 (8.00%) ITIL
8 10 (8.00%) PRINCE2
8 10 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (7.20%) Data Modelling
10 8 (6.40%) Load Balancing
10 8 (6.40%) Technical Analysis
11 7 (5.60%) B2C
11 7 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (5.60%) Campaign Management
11 7 (5.60%) Software Delivery
12 6 (4.80%) Change Management
12 6 (4.80%) ERP
12 6 (4.80%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.20%) SQL
2 10 (8.00%) Java
3 9 (7.20%) Python
4 4 (3.20%) C#
5 2 (1.60%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.80%) ABAP
6 1 (0.80%) JCL
6 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.20%) Degree
2 7 (5.60%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.20%) ISEB
4 4 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.40%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.40%) PMP
6 2 (1.60%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.80%) IIBA
7 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.80%) MCP
7 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.40%) SLA
2 9 (7.20%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.60%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.80%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.60%) Docker
2 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) CA Wily
1 3 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.40%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.80%) CA Endevor
2 1 (0.80%) Control-M
2 1 (0.80%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 24 (19.20%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.40%) Oracle
3 6 (4.80%) Remedy
3 6 (4.80%) SAP
4 5 (4.00%) HP
4 5 (4.00%) Temenos
5 4 (3.20%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.40%) IBM
6 3 (2.40%) Informatica
7 1 (0.80%) Calypso
7 1 (0.80%) Cisco
7 1 (0.80%) Citrix
7 1 (0.80%) Huawei
7 1 (0.80%) Juniper
7 1 (0.80%) Murex
7 1 (0.80%) Wall Street Systems